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Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.

From The New York Times:

Her Parents Thought Swimming Lessons Were a Good Idea

Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.…

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

Good video about former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

http://www.foxsports.com/video?vid=396080195760

Israel's Flag Painted White on Qatar TV

"When Israel's Amit Ivry won the silver medial at the FINA Swimming World Cup 2013 in Doha, her name appeared next to a white flag"

 

via Shalomlife

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Comment by Ginnette Powell on October 29, 2013 at 7:10pm

Terrible how horrible to not be able to show national pride...

Comment by Aquatic Safety Awareness Program on October 25, 2013 at 5:33pm

Discrimination rearing its ugly head in a 2013 World Cup championship tour:/ Swimming World Magazine posted an article also.  Can they do that? What is being done about it? 

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